CFIT Accident Douglas C-47B-30-DK (DC-3) 476560/FRAST, Sunday 19 October 1958
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Date:Sunday 19 October 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47B-30-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:L'Armée de L'Air
Registration: 476560/FRAST
MSN: 32892/16144
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:21 km E of Blantyre-Chileka Airport (BLZ) -   Malawi
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Blantyre-Chileka Airport (BLZ/FWCL)
Destination airport:Antananarivo-Arivonimamo Airport (TNR/FMMA)
Flew into the side of Chiradzulu Mountain.


St. Joseph Gazette - Oct 20, 1958
Le livre d'or de l'aviation malgache/J.P.Pénette & C.Pénette Lohau
The Nyasaland Times 4-11-1958


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